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in santa rosa today to protest the shooting of 13-year-old andy lopez. kpix 5 reporter is live there and, kate, this is expected to be the largest demonstration yet. >> that's right, michelle. there is a lot of discontent towards law enforcement in this community. today, nearly 1500 demonstrators are expect today pack on the pressure at yet another rally. as you -- as this is going on, we're also learning new details about the sheriff's deputy who shot andy lopez last week. he's identified as 48-year-old gelhaus. hees been with the sonoma county sheriff's department for more than 20 years. gelhaus is also a field training officer and firearm instructor. the sheriff's office says his deputies feel terrible about what happened. >> horrible tragedy for all involved. >> gelhaus is a veteran of the iraq war and contributor to several gun web sites and mack sooens. meanwhile take a look at lopez memorial. there is very little sympathy for gelhaus for andy lopez. to walk out of class again at 10:00 this morning, and demonstrators streets not the sidewalks. reporting live in santa rosa. back to
gun. now andy lopez has sparked a bill to make sure toy guns look like toys. >> as he was passing other vehicles and drove his vehicle back into the southbound lane, he lost control of his vehicle. >> three people recovering this morning after one dead after a suspected drunk driver loses control of his jaguar in wine country. from across the bay to around the world, the stories that matter on "kpix 5 news this morning." >> hold on right there! captions by: caption colorado comments@captioncolorado.com >> your realtime captioner is mrs. linda m. macdonald. >>> we begin with breaking news out of union city right now. a two-alarm fire is burning inside a bakery warehouse. chopper 5 overhead live with the fire on western avenue and pacific street. you can see one of the ladder trucks there a number of apparatus. a lot of smoke, not a lot of flames right now. we have calls into the fire department and will bring you more information when we get it. good morning, it's wednesday, october 30. i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego. time now is 6:01. >>> developing news from capitol
. the teen andy lopez was armed with a pellet gun. kpix 5's andria borba spoke with a man who says the same deputy pulled a gun on him two months ago. >> reporter: it was august 21 around 8:30 a.m. when 57-year-old jeffrey westbrook of santa rosa was carpooling to work on highway 101 when he was pulled over by sonoma county sheriff's deputy erick gelhaus. >> reporter: i felt something not right with him. >> reporter: jeff pulled over in this black bmw and on a narrow shoulder and steep hillside. jeff says he offered to make more room for gelhaus to stand when a simple traffic stop for failing to use a blinker went sideways. >> s the car started to move he screams turn the car off. i'm still looking at him he pulled his weapon out and now point-blank. >> reporter: jeff says the gun's barrel was a foot from his head. >> i never had a gunpoint at me. >> reporter: he says that's when gelhaus told him to get out of the car and it happened again. >> when he asked me to, you know, if i had weapons he actually went to the gun the second time. >> reporter: jeff later learned a car matching his was
-old andy lopez. friends and family carried the body of the teen killed by a sonoma county sheriff's deputy last week. the deputy thought lopez had a real gun but it was a pellet gun. >> i think that maybe being here in church might consolidate you for a few minutes but then the nightmare just will never go away ever. >> before the funeral hundreds of people had a peaceful march in santa rosa to protest the shooting, another march is planned this afternoon. >>> andy lopez's shoot something renewing an effort in sacramento. a california lawmaker might try again to get a bill passed that would require all toy guns to look like toys. state senator kevin deleon on the left originally made the proposal back in 2011. he would like fake guns to be translucent or brightly colored like this one. his earlier proposal failed after being opposed by the nra and toy companies. cbs reporter ben tracy asked deleon about that. >> i imagine that people who make these toy guns say the point is for them to look real and no one wants a gun that's bright pink or bright yellow or bright orange. what do you say to
of a 13-year o boy. investigators say andy lopez pointed a toy gun at gelhaus and another deputy. sheriff says gelhaus - who s been with the department for .. feels terrib >>> as sonoma county deputies prepared barricades for what is expected to be yet another large demonstration, their colleague is on administrative league following the shooting of a 13-year-old boy. investigators say andy lopez pointed a toy gun at gelhaus and another deputy. the sheriff says gelhaus has been with the department for 20 years and feels terrible. >> it's a horrible tragedy for all involved. >> but here at the neighborhood memorial where more than a hundred mourners have gathered for the sixth night in a row, there is no evidence of any sympathy for the deputy in this matter. >> what do you feel toward that deputy? >> i'm mad. it sucks to lose one of my friends. >> deputy gelhaus has been a prolific contributor to several gun web sites and police magazines. a veteran of the war in iraq, gelhaus was commissioned to write an article for swat magazine in 2008 to talk about how to survive an ambush. describe t
tahoe area. >>> hundreds of people gathered in santa rosa to mourn the death of andy lopez. kpix 5's andria borba reports a funeral was held for the 13- year-old shot and killed while carrying a pellet gun. >> reporter: carried by friends and family his body was ushered into resurrection church in santa rosa with soft spanish hymns. ♪[ music ] >> reporter: and the heartbreak of an entire community. >> all the songs that were there gave you a little punch in the heart. >> it's the story of all the people. >> reporter: inside the church a standing room only crowd came to pay their respects and find peace with andy's death last week. >> i think that maybe being here in church might consolidate you for a few minutes, but then the nightmare just will never go away ever. >> reporter: many at the mass knew the teen. >> they took away one of my friends from his parents and from my life. >> reporter: for others, andy's face was a stranger in the crowd until his death. now the 13-year-old a symbol of violence heading too close to home. >> heart-wrenching. it was very heart-wrenching having s
the largest protest yet in the killing of 13-year-old andy lopez in santa rosa. we're also learning more about the sheriff's deputy who shot lopez last week. he's identified as 48-year-old eric g gelhaus. he has been with the vf's department for more than 20 years. the sheriff says his deputy feels terrible about what happened. >> this is a horrible tragedy for all involved. >> deputy gelhaus is a veteran of the iraq war and a has been a contributor to several gun web sites and police magazines. >>> marjorie is due in court today to be arraigned for the deaths of two people at menlo park last week. the 54-year-old redwood city woman couldn't make it to court yesterday because she was in the medical ward at san mateo county jail. >> rietzell is charged with killing kamal and as they walked their dog along the street thursday night. leaving behind, now, three teenage children. reitzell is on probation from drunk-driving conviction from last fall. >>> 15 san francisco firefighters have been awarded $3.7 million in an age discrimination case. the firefighters challenge results of a test they took
-year-old andy lopez last week. jeffrey westbrook claims the same deputy erick gelhaus pulled a gun on him two months ago. westbrook says he was carpooling to work on 101 when the deputy pulled him over for failing to use a turn signal. westbrook says he offered to make room for gelhaus to stand on the highway's narrow shoulder. >> as the car starts to move, he screams, turn the car off! and, you know, as i'm still looking at him, he pulled his weapon out and now he is just point-blank. >> westbrook is in the process of filing a formal complaint against gelhaus. gelhaus right now is on administrative leave following the lopez shooting. a lawyer for deputy gelhaus told the "san francisco chronicle," gelhaus and another deputy thought andy lopez's gun was a real ak-47. >>> a mother couldn't hide her emotions after her son was found guilty of crimes that could lock him up for decades. >> i love you, baby! >> a marin county jury convicted 19-year-old max wade of grand theft auto and attempted murder. the stolen car with celebrity chef guy fierro yellow lamborghini that was taken from
county and the sheriff's anti-doping who shot and killed a 13-year-old boy. the family of andy lopez has filed three wrongful death claims in the case. the deputy shot and killed lopez last month. >>> plans for an upscale shopping center expansion go to the walnut creek city council next month. it is adding up to 300,000 square feet of retail space. as don knapp reports, to make it all happen 100 stores could get the boot. >> reporter: it's sunday and people in walnut creek are shopping, taking little notice of the public hearing signs tied to lamp posts. the signs refer to design divisions and a master plan that would add 300,000 square feet to the already bustling shopping area. >> the variety of shops that are offered, the outdoor feel. >> niemann mark us. >> nordstrom, macy's. all of the above. >> reporter: but the plans for the successful broadway plaza call for big changes beginning with new construction where about 100 shops now stands. the shops have to vacate by early next year. one shop en er told the san francisco business times she was surprised by a january 31st deadline to
. >> westbrook made the decision to file a formal complaint before andy lopez's death. a lawyer for deputy gelhaus told the "chronicle" gelhaus and another deputy thought the 13-year-old had a real ak-47. attorney terry leone says gelhaus opened fire because lopez posed a lethal threat. >>> a mother couldn't hide her emotions after her son was convicted of a crime that could lock him up for decades. >> i love you, baby. >> a marin county jury convicted 19-year-old max wade of grand theft auto and attempted murder. the stolen car was celebrity chef guy fieri's lamborghini stolen from a san francisco dealership. he was found guilty of trying to kill a man who was with a girl that he liked. >> it's a very difficult time for the family. >> wade was 17 when the crimes happened but he was tried as an ayou will d he could get up to 30 years in jail when he was sentenced this coming december. he was tried as an adult. >>> a man had his car broken into. someone broke into the san francisco police chief's car a few weeks ago outside his home and stole a jacket. chief suhr says he is not immune to cr
. the lawyer representing the family of andy lopez says the suit will be filed in san francisco today. lopez was killed 10 days ago as he walked in southwest santa rosa. he was carrying a plastic pellet gun that closely resembled an ak-47. >>> the parents of a stillborn baby suing a daly city hospital now for losing the child's body. julio and rina arriaza say seton medical center lost the remains back in october of last year. worker at a santa cruz laundry facility found the baby's body on a conveyor belt heading towards an industrial size the washing machine. >> we can't comment beyond acknowledging the fact that this is pending litigation. but our hearts certainly go out to this family and everyone here is praying for their comfort and consolation. >> the laundry facility washes linens for the hospital. it's not clear at this point how much money the couple's attorney is seeking from the hospital. >>> today is the day bart workers decide whether to accept new contracts. members of two unions are voting on the contracts that were worked out last month ending the strike. the proposals inclu
and octavia boulevard. >>> and happening today, the family of 13-year-old andy lopez plans to file a federal suit against sonoma county and the sheriff's deputy mo shot and killed the teen. the family has already filed three wrongful death claims in the case. deputy eric gel house shot and killed lopez last month. the boy was carrying a pellet gun that looked like a real assault rifle. >>> spike in campus price has police at uc berkeley stepping up efforts to keep students safe and their belongings protected. kpix 5's brian webb tells us how students are now taking their own precautions. >> reporter: crime on berkeley's campus is up this year. way up. and students are talking. >> you automatics see like a new store -- always see like a new story every day. like somebody is getting robbed. >> i heard people have gotten mugged on campus more than usual and i hear there has been a few cases. >> reporter: the student newspaper shows technology is the target from iphones to laptops, and students walking by themselves are often the victims. >> i think for women and especially at nighttime crime is
of the car is cooperate being police. >>> happening today in san francisco the family of 13-year-old andy lopez plan to file a federal suit against sonoma county and the sheriff's deputy who shot and killed the teen. the family has already filed three wrongful death claims in the case. deputy eric gill house shot and killed lopez last month. the boy was carrying a pellet gun at the time that looked like a assault rifle. >>> a woman of killing a couple in menlo park is scheduled in court this afternoon. bail is set at $2 million for 54-year-old majorie rightsle. her blood alcohol level was more than twice the legal limit when she allegedly hit and killed the couple. >>> a spike in crime has police at uc berkeley stepping up efforts to keep students safe. kpix 5's brian webb tells us how students are taking their own precautions. >> reporter: crime on berkeley's campus is up this year. way up. and students are talking. you always see like a new story every day. just like somebody is getting robbed in south side. >> i heard that people have gotten mugged on campus more than usual, and i hear
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